Chinese Green Bean Stir-Fry

Chinese Green Bean Stir-Fry


"Asian-style green beans with lots of flavor! This recipe is made for a large party; but can be scaled down for a family dinner. Serve cold or warm."


35 m servings 107 cals
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Original recipe yields 40 servings



  • Calories:
  • 107 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 6.2 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.3g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 3.1 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 368 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large wok, heat oil over medium-high heat. Stir in green beans; cook, stirring frequently, for 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in garlic and ginger; cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 4 minutes. Season with salt and pepper, and then stir in black bean sauce. Continue cooking until green beans are tender.
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  1. 76 Ratings


Very tasty! I scaled back to 4 servings :-) and used peanut oil. As I was heating the oil I tossed in about a 1/2 tsp of red pepper flakes to give it some more spice and I ended up omitting th...

I can't believe I was able to make this delicious asian dish! I've never tried making anything like this before, and it turned out marvelously! I scaled it back to 4 servings and, since I don't ...

I have always love this dish when eating out at Chinese restaurants. It was really great to discover this recipe so that I could make it at home whenever I want. Sometimes I add cooked chicken b...

I've made this twice as a side dish, scaling the recipe WAY back. I seem to have a problem with the ginger and garlic scorching before the black bean sauce is added, and then the black bean sauc...

After 30 minutes cooking, the beans were still crunchy! I can't even imagine how long it would take to make 40 servings! Could make this again but would definitely blanch or steam the beans prio...

This recipe made a full meal when I added shrimp, snow peas, and shiitake mushrooms. I divided all the ingredients by 4, it made 4 servings for my boyfriend and I.

This recipe is terrific! I was having a craving for stir fry beans and this tastes very authentic to me. I scaled it to two servings since I only had 3/4 lbs of fresh green beans. It was so flav...

This was superb.. even cold the beans were tasty. I served this with Szechaun Shrimp from this site and really enjoyed my dinner. Next time I think I might try this with a mix of black bean and ...

(As stated, this recipe makes 40 servings.) I usually omit the garlic because there is already plenty in the garlic & black bean sauce I use. This is a very quick, easy and tasty dish. Thanks!